Category: Motivation

Motivation

7 Tips to Attend an Event When Anxiety Sets In

I didn’t want to go and the anxiety was taking over. Ten years since high school and I agreed to play in an alumni basketball game. I haven’t really touched a basketball in ten years. I didn’t know who was going to be there, and I thought it might be awkward. I didn’t want to […]

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Challenging My Comfort Zone

Teaching Our First Yoga Class Yesterday, as a group at yoga teacher training, we taught our first class for people other than our fellow yogis in training. We planned the class together and then each person had a part to teach. I practiced my part of the flow quite a bit at home, and even […]

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Get Your Rear In Gear

Free Time I am a first grade teacher, and school ended for me on Friday. I always am excited to be done, but I also get a little anxious and lost feeling. “What am I supposed to be doing?” Yesterday, I felt like I had way too much free time in the afternoon. When I […]

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Do you Struggle to Let Go Of Control?

Letting Go My yoga practice has been all about letting go lately. The goals that I have had for poses just have not seemed to be there. I think that this has been important though because it has helped me deal with my attempts to control everything. Every week does not have to be about […]

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Don’t Let Stress Stop You

Feeling Stressed Sometimes when we get stressed or feel short on time, we go away from the things that help us. Every year around conference time, I get really stressed out, and I have trouble relaxing. All of my thoughts tend to center around them. I have to do other things to get my mind […]

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Love Your Body

Love Your Body Stay active because you love your body, and not because you hate it. Self destructing thoughts are not motivating. They can get you up and get you going sometimes, but they won’t make you happy. It also isn’t a  good lifestyle approach to living a balanced, healthy life. I really believe that […]

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Work Out: Cardio & Leg Strength

I am not a personal trainer. I just come up with different workouts that I like to do. I grew up doing sports, and I did track a couple of years at a community college. I also have participated in strength and conditioning so I do have a strong background in types of workouts. I […]

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Viva Las Vegas: Vacations and Maintaining Balanced Living

Vacation I left on Friday for vacation in Las Vegas and returned yesterday. Some of you knew that, but I try not to post that I am gone until I return. I am always a little paranoid because I hear those stories about people posting about it, and then they return to their house robbed. […]

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Jazzercising and Laughercising

Emotional Roller Coaster  I totally made up the title because I thought it sounded funny. I am really pretty goofy and like to find ways to entertain myself. Sometimes, I get in sad moods too though.Yesterday afternoon I was in one of those sad moods. I felt like I was on an emotional roller coaster […]

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Your Journey is Your Journey

My Last Class This summer, I have really enjoyed going to running and yoga at Hot Asana on Friday mornings. Yesterday was my last day to be able to do so. I can’t go next Friday, and then the following week, school will start for teachers so I will not be able to make it […]

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